Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The MongoDB World Twitter Contest is sponsored MongoDB (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Twitter.

ELIGIBILITY The contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. Limited to one entry per person. MongoDB’s employees are not eligible to enter the drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD The Sweepstakes begins April 24, 2016 and ends April 29, 2016 (“Submission Period”). Sponsor may extend or shorten the contest in its discretion.


  1. Enter the sweepstakes by following @mongodb on Twitter.
  2. Tell us why you’re excited about MongoDB World by tweeting with a mention of @mongodb and the #MDBW16 hashtag.

Contestants may submit as many posts as they would like, however, contestants may not use multiple Twitter accounts to increase their number of entries.

WINNER SELECTION The winners will be chosen based on creativity used to express their excitement about MongoDB World. Winners will be announced via the MongoDB Twitter account by Friday, May 6, 2016.

If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by the Sponsor within five (5) days of initial contact, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, the potential winner may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If a potential winner fails to comply with these official rules, that potential winner will be disqualified.

PRIZES: 1st prize: One ticket to MongoDB World 2016. Travel and lodging is not included in this prize. 2nd prize: MongoDB World hoodie 3rd prize: MongoDB t-shirt

Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of the prize winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. 2nd and 3rd prize subject to substitution by similarly valued item. Sponsor may terminate, suspend or amend the Sweepstakes, without notice, and for any reason.

LEAD GENERATION, PUBLICITY, AND USE OF DATA By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. Please review our privacy policy at http://www.mongodb.com/legal/privacy-policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they accept the privacy policy.

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR Sweepstakes is sponsored by: MongoDB, Inc. (“MongoDB”) 1633 Broadway, 38th Floor New York, NY 10019. Any questions regarding this Sweepstake should be directed to Danielle James.